As we begin to enjoy a sense of normality with our pubs, restaurants, hotels and galleries throwing open the doors to welcome us back, we’ve highlighted many of the new offerings we’ll have the chance to experience over long summer days and beyond.
This month we’re whisking you off to a new hotel on a barge in London and a 17-seater bike on the Isle of Wight. We’ve also got a few firsts lined up, with Cornwall’s first plough-to-bottle distillery and the world’s first augmented reality zipline.
This month we’re excited to share news of a new Champagne School in London celebrating English sparkling; one of many royal wedding screenings to celebrate the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle; and a new exhibition charting Bristol’s vibrant music scene.
6 February 2018 marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which allowed some women in Britain to vote for the first time, gave them the right to stand as an MP and was the first time a female MP was elected.
The hotly anticipated new series of the Great British Bake Off returns to our screens on Tuesday 29th August 2017. For the first time ever on Channel 4, twelve aspiring bakers will rise to the challenge as they battle for the prestigious Bake Off crown.
This year marks 75 years since The Famous Five set off for Treasure Island in the first of the hugely-popular Enid Blyton series. Here are VisitEngland’s top tips to enjoy your own wild, outdoor adventures this summer. Lashings of ginger beer optional.